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Our trainee programs will help you make a smooth and exciting transition from university to working life. Inspiring colleagues, together with the stimulating working and social environment we offer, are the reasons why so many of our law students return to work as Associates once they have graduated. We welcome applicants from all universities.

When to apply: Finland: In September for the spring period, in December for the summer period, and in March for the fall period. Sweden: Anytime, preferably a few months before the start of a new semester. Please note that the application periods are subject to change.

Duration of traineeship: Fixed-term. Finland: fall and spring semester or during summer. Sweden: One semester at a time.

Start date: Preferably at the beginning of each semester, or agreed individually with each student.

Working hours: Full-time during summer, otherwise part-time (one to three days per week).

Who can apply: First-year law students onward, no credits required.

Language skills: Finland: Finnish and English. Sweden: Swedish and English. Other language skills are appreciated.

Our Office Support program aims to be an outstanding opportunity to discover the world of business from a legal perspective. It can also be an excellent way for you to get to know Roschier and for us to get to know you. As a law student, working as an Office Support gives you the opportunity to gain an understanding of the lawyer’s world. Our goal is for you to gain insight into the working methods of a large law firm and have access to internal training via Roschier University.

As an Office Support, your tasks will include assisting lawyers and other  members of our staff with day-to-day office and administrative tasks, such as processing, compiling and delivering client project-related materials. You will also assist in providing conference services.

The Office Support program is intended for law students at an early stage of their degree. All students, from first-year students onward, are welcome to apply. We acknowledge that your studies are important, which is why the program is part-time and fixed-term. In order to retain flexibility in your working hours, we trust you with the freedom and responsibility to arrange your work schedule together with your colleagues.

When your traineeship comes to an end, we hope to continue our relationship through the Roschier Trainee Alumni Network. The network provides a platform for you to stay in touch with us and your trainee colleagues following your traineeship.

Send us your application, and join our team!

When to apply: In August/September for the spring and summer periods, and in February/March for the fall period. Please note that the application periods are subject to change.

Duration of traineeship: Fixed-term; usually four to eight months.

Start date of traineeship: Agreed individually with each trainee.

Working hours: Full-time.

Who can apply: Law students who have completed approximately half of their studies by the beginning of the traineeship.

Language skills: Finnish and English. Swedish and other language skills are appreciated.

Our Associate Trainee program gives you an outstanding opportunity to discover the world of business from a legal perspective. It is also an excellent way for you to get to know Roschier and for us to get to know you. You get to work in a challenging and ever-changing business law environment. You will have the opportunity to use your talent and creativity and learn to apply your legal knowledge in practice.

Our Associate Trainees have various tasks that resemble those of our Junior Associates. This may include drafting documents, making legal translations and preparing problem-based analyses of the application of different laws. The tasks vary, which keeps the work interesting.

Our extensive introduction program, together with Roschier’s Young Professionals Forum at the beginning of your traineeship, will help you get acquainted with your colleagues, your tasks and our firm. You will have your own tutor and assistant contact to guide you in the practicalities of working at Roschier.

As an Associate Trainee, you will work within one of our practice groups. You will also be invited to participate in various events and training sessions arranged by Roschier University. When your traineeship comes to an end, we hope to continue our relationship with you through the Roschier Trainee Alumni Network.

Send us your application, and join our team! If you have a preference, please state in which practice group you would be most interested in working.

When to apply: Anytime, preferably a few months before the start of a semester.

Duration of traineeship: Fixed-term; one semester at a time.

Start date: Preferably at the beginning of each semester, or agreed individually with each student.

Working hours: Part-time; minimum one day per week.

Who can apply: Law students who have completed a minimum of four semesters.

Language skills: Swedish and English. Other language skills are appreciated.

Our Research Trainee program represents an outstanding opportunity to discover the world of business from a legal perspective. It is also an excellent way for you to get to know Roschier and for us to get to know you.

You will be able to enhance your research skills and legal knowledge, your tasks including researching a variety of legal matters and rulings, monitoring news and legislation, administering databases, and assisting our lawyers in investigating specific areas of law. You will also be part of the team responsible for maintaining our library.

You will work within one or more of the following teams: M&A, Corporate Advisory, EU/Competition, Finance and Restructuring, IP and Technology, Disputes and Employment. During your first days at the office you will be introduced to your colleagues and your tasks. The Young Professionals Forum at the beginning of your traineeship will also help you get acquainted with our firm. You will have your own tutor and assistant contact to guide you in the practicalities of working at Roschier.

During your traineeship, you will be invited to participate in various events and training sessions arranged by Roschier University.

When to apply: Finland: Anytime. Sweden: A few months prior to your thesis semester.

Duration of program: Finland: Normally two to four months. Sweden: One semester.

Start date of program: Finland: Agreed individually with each trainee. Sweden: At the beginning of the semester.

Working hours: According to your own schedule.

Who can apply: Law students at the end of their studies.

Language skills: Finland: Finnish and English. Sweden: Swedish and English. Other language skills are appreciated.

Our Thesis Program represents an outstanding opportunity to gain access to a large pool of knowledge and expertise, as well as practical support, when writing your thesis. It is also an excellent way for you to get to know Roschier and for us to get to know you. We offer you a sponsorship program that is built to support you throughout the process.

Our Thesis Program helps you develop your research skills, since you will have access to our extensive library, databases and other resources. You will have a unique opportunity to discuss your ideas with our lawyers and to engage in a more in-depth dialogue about your thesis with your assigned tutor and mentor. You will have the opportunity to develop, not only in terms of your own expertise but in the profession in general, while surrounded by inspiring colleagues who take the time to help and encourage you.

Writing a thesis requires your full-time attention, which is why you are not expected to participate in any client work. However, as a Thesis Trainee, you will be invited to participate in various events and training sessions arranged by Roschier University, if you choose.

In order to be eligible for the Thesis Program, you should be in the project phase of your studies, and the topic of your thesis should relate to one of the firm’s practices. You need not have an exact title for your thesis when applying, but you do need to have a general idea of the area of law you would be interested in writing about. During the program, our lawyers can help you to determine the subject and scope of your thesis.

When your traineeship comes to an end, we hope to continue our relationship with you through the Roschier Trainee Alumni Network.

When to apply: From November onwards.You can visit our careers site and social media channels to get up-to-date information on when you can apply.

Duration of traineeship: Six weeks during the summer.

Start date of traineeship: Early June.

Working hours: Full-time.

Who can apply: Law students who have completed a minimum of six semesters.

Language skills: Swedish and English.

As a Summer Trainee, you get the chance to apply your studies in practice in a challenging and ever-changing business law environment. You will take part in the day-to-day work of your team, gaining insight into work at a law firm.

Your tasks may include drafting documents, making legal translations or preparing problem-based analyses of the application of different laws.

You will work within one or more of the following practice groups: M&A, Finance & Restructuring, Real Estate and Environment, Corporate and Capital Advisory, Employment, IP and Technology, Dispute Resolutions, EU and Competition. During your first days at the office, you will be introduced to your colleagues and your tasks. The Young Professionals Forum at the beginning of your traineeship will also help you get acquainted with our firm. You will have your own tutor and assistant contact to guide you in the practicalities of working at Roschier.

During your traineeship, you will be invited to participate in various events and training sessions arranged by Roschier University .

Send us your application to join our team! If you have a preference, please state in which practice group you would be most interested in working.

When to apply: In January/February for the next summer and fall, and in September/October for the following spring and summer.

Duration of traineeship: Fixed-term; usually five to nine months.

Start date of traineeship: Agreed individually with each trainee.

Working hours: Full-time.

Who can apply: Students looking for a traineeship whilst they are studying for their degree at, for example, a university of applied sciences.

Language skills: Finnish and English. Swedish and other language skills are appreciated. If you are fluent in Swedish, you can also carry out your traineeship at our Stockholm office.

Do you have some experience in supporting a business, a true passion for teamwork, a vision of high-quality client service, and a desire to never stop learning? We are continuously looking for Assistant Trainees who want to develop their skills in supporting successful business law practice teams. We offer great colleagues and diverse cross-border projects in a dynamic environment and the opportunity to work with the brightest minds in the Nordics.

An assistant traineeship lasts for five to nine months, possibly combined with a summer traineeship. During that time, you will have the opportunity to participate in different internal trainings through Roschier University, our unique curriculum of skills training and people development programs. You will have a mentor and a tutor to guide you forward in your work and your career, and you will be able to participate in social events and activities.

To succeed as an Assistant Trainee, you need good organizational skills, a desire to the take initiative and fluency in Finnish and English. We look for people who are diligent, flexible, have a keen eye for details and are true team-players.

For further information, send an email to kaija.tolvanen@roschier.com or apply directly through “Open positions.”

Main contacts

Kaija Tolvanen 
Talent Development
Helsinki
Emilia Löpare 
Talent Development
Stockholm